8 June 2005
THE PROPERTY OF A SWISS COLLECTOR
AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED HYDRIA
ATTRIBUTED TO THE CIRCLE OF THE DARIUS AND UNDERWORLD PAINTERS
CIRCA 320 B.C.
With a nude youth seated on a mantle, a two-branched filleted thyrsos in his left hand, a patera in his outstretched right hand, a standing draped woman before him, a fan in her outstretched left hand, a wreath in her right, a fillet, rosettes and a window in the field; a band of wave below the scene, laurel on the neck, dots below, vertical lines on the rim, rays around the horizontal handles, a large unfinished palmette and tendrils below the vertical handle, details in added white and yellow
13¼ in. (33.7 cm.) high
with Donati, Arte Classica, Lugano, circa 1980.
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A.D. Trendall and A. Cambitoglou, The Red-Figured Vases of Apulia, Oxford, 1982, no. 19 69.
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